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3 edition of Japanese culture in America found in the catalog.

Japanese culture in America

Japanese culture in America

an investigation into methods of its dissemination

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Published by Japan Culture Institute in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Culture diffusion -- Japan,
    • Japan -- Cultural policy,
    • Japan -- Study and teaching -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[directed by Hyōe Murakemi ; with Eiji Hazumi, Kazuo Itō, James W. Heisig].
      ContributionsMurakami, Hyōe, 1923-, Hazumi, Eiji, 1928-, Itō, Kazuo, 1924-, Heisig, James W., 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS821 .J344 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination99 p. ;
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3117894M
      LC Control Number82227550

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